Grad Students

Emily Yen

Contact Information

Office  Haines A52

Fields of Study

Urban Sociology, Ethnography, Labor, Poltical Sociology, Organizational Sociology, Networks

Grants and Awards

POLA Fellow, Port of Los Angeles                                                                    2016

Urban Humanities Iniative Research Award, Andrew M. Mellow Foundation     2015

Travel AwardUCLA Center for Europan and Russia Studies                           2015    

Sociology Department Summer Research Award, UCLA                                    2014

Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Award, UCLA Graduate Division         2012, 2013

Graduate Studies Enhancement Grant, Social Science Research Council            2012, 2013

Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation                                             2012

Eugene V. Cota- Robles Fellowship, UCLA Graduate Division                           2011-2016

Karel Fierman Wahrsager Prize, Smith College Sociology Department              2009               

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation          2007-2009




Marcus Hunter and Chris Tilly 


B.A. (Honors) Sociology, Smith College, 2009

M.A. Sociology, UCLA, 2013